H.Amdt.469 to H.J.Res.103103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Amends Bill:||H.J.Res.103 — Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax legislation.|
|Sponsor:||Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Offered 03/17/1994)|
|Latest Action:||03/17/1994 On agreeing to the Barton amendment (A002) Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 211 - 204 (Roll no. 63).|
Description: H.Amdt. 469 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to prohibit Federal revenues from growing faster than the rate of increase in national income in the second prior fiscal year, unless a three-fifths majority of both the House and Senate vote to approve a specific tax increase authorizing a higher rate of revenues. \ This amendment was subsequently agreed to by a vote of the full House pursuant to clause 2(d) of rule 23 which provides, that in the Committee of the Whole, when the votes of the Delegates and Resident Commissioner are decisive, the vote must be retaken. See Roll Call No. 63.
An amendment in the nature of a substitute similar to the original text, but would add provisions to prohibit federal revenues from increasing at a faster rate than the national income in the second prior fiscal year, unless a 3/5 majority of the entire membership of the House and Senate approved a specific tax increase authorizing a higher rate of revenues.
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